Archive for 2019

Plan for Soho Annual General Meeting - Wednesday 3rd July

Plan for Soho's Annual General Meeting is being held on Wednesday 3rd July.

It will start at 6pm, and will be held at the NHS Soho Walk in Community Centre, 1 Frith Street, London, W1D 3HZ.

If you live or work in the Soho Neighbourhood Area you can become a member at the AGM. You can find out more by visiting their website here.

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The #DontBeIdle Campaign

Westminster suffers from the worst air pollution in the country, with road transport contributing to more than half of the most deadly emissions.

To improve air quality, Westminster City Council is running a #DontBeIdle campaign. You can find out more about the campaign here.

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Events at The Fitzrovia Chapel

The Fitzrovia Chapel regularly holds events, including open day's.

To find out the latest events visit the Chapel's website here.

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Vitality Westminster Mile- 26th May

The Westminster Mile is back and being held on Sunday 26th May.

The course begins at The Mall and finishes in front of Buckingham Palace.

There are categories for all ages and abilities, so everyone can take part.

For more information visit https://www.vitalitywestminstermile.co.uk/ 

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#MyWestminster Day on 30th June

The third #MyWestminster Day is taking place on Sunday 30th June at Paddington Recreation Ground, Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, W9 1PD.

The event will start at 11am and is due to end at 3pm.

To find out more click here.

If you would like to find out about more about my activities as a Councillor for West End Ward, please sign up for my email updates here.


Soho Angels

Westminster City Council and LGBT Foundation have partnered to create the Soho Angels and Soho Night Hub.

The Soho Angels offer information, support and a safe space to those who need help while out at night.

The Night Hub is at St Anne's Church Community Centre on Dean Street.

For more information, or if you would like to volunteer your time, you can visit their website here.

If you would like to find out about more about my activities as a Councillor for West End Ward, please sign up for my email updates here.



Campaign to review Liquor Licences for The Dorchester Hotel and 45 Park Lane

Cllr Tim Barnes and I are calling for a review of the Liquor Licences under which The Dorchester and 45 Park Lane operate. This follows legal changes introduced in Brunei by the Sultan of Brunei, the ultimate owner of both hotels.

To find out more about, and to support, our campaign, click here.

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The Soho Village Fete- Sunday 30th June

The Soho Village Fete is back this year on Sunday 30th June, from 12.30pm-6pm in St Anne's Gardens, Wardour Street.

To find out more about the event, and how you can get involved, click here.

If you would like to find out about more events going on around Westminster, or about my activities as a Councillor for West End Ward, please sign up for my email updates here.



The #MyWestminster Fund

All voluntary organisations, residents, faith and community groups within Westminster are able to apply for the #MyWestminster Fund.

Applications for the last round of funding closed on 21st March, but you can find out more about the fund by clicking here.

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Westminster Jobs and Career Support

Jobs and career support is available from Westminster City Council.

You can find out about the latest council jobs, working in Westminster, and other career help by clicking here.

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Westminster City Save

Westminster residents are able to take advantage of special offers and discounts if they have a Westminster City Save card.

To find out more click here. You can also register for a card here.

If you would like to find out about more events going on around Westminster, or about my activities as a Councillor for West End Ward, please sign up for my email updates here.



Tottenham Court Road Station Update

Crossrail’s contractor for the Tottenham Court Road project has released an update on works at the station, particularly highlighting a smoke test scheduled for the night of 7th March.

The full update can be viewed online here.

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Plans for Oxford Street

Following the recent consultation, Westminster City Council have published plans for improvement works in the Oxford Street District.

The ambition is to strengthen the world-renowned status of the entire District, and it has widespread support from residents and local stakeholders. We will consult with residents as we refine the Plan.


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South Molton Triangle Online Survey

Following the drop in sessions run by Grosvenor at the end of January regarding the South Molton Triangle, they have now launched an online survey to hear views on their plans for the area.

The survey is open until 8th March.

To share your views visit their survey here.

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Apply for up to £10,000 to spend on community projects

Local groups are invited to apply for up to £10,000 to spend on community projects across Westminster as part of the #MyWestminster Fund.

The fund is open to all voluntary organisations, resident, faith and community groups within Westminster, which includes schools and other establishments which care for Westminster residents (such as residential care homes). 

The closing date for the current round of applications is Thursday 21st March.

To find out more please click here.

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Westminster Bike Loan Registration

Westminster City Council is running a bike loan scheme aimed at encouraging more residents to take up cycling.

As part of the scheme, residents have the opportunity to try a bike and associated equipment. They are also able to access the free training offered by the City Council.

To find out more click here.

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South Molton Triangle Consultation

Grosvenor are holding another consultation on the transformation of the South Molton Triangle.

There will be drop-in sessions on 29th, 30th and 31st January at 3 & 4 Davies Mews.

To find out more take a look at the consultation document here or visit their website here.

If you would like to find out about more events going on around Westminster, or about my activities as a Councillor for West End Ward, please sign up for my email updates here.


Westminster Business Survey

Westminster City Council has extended the deadline of its business survey to 31st January 2019.

It is asking for the views of local businesses in order to shape future policy.

To complete the survey please click here.

For more information you can visit the Westminster Council website here.

If you would like to find out about more events going on around Westminster, or about my activities as a Councillor for West End Ward, please sign up for my email updates here.